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  • Australian Labor Party Representative for Lingiari
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous Affairs (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Northern Australia (since 18 Oct 2013)
    Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for External Territories (since 18 Oct 2013)
  • Entered House of Representatives on 11 July 1987 — Federal election
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Voting record (from They Vote For You)

How Warren Snowdon voted on key issues since 2006:

  • Voted very strongly for same sex marriage. votes
  • Voted very strongly for tobacco plain packaging. votes
  • Voted very strongly for a carbon price. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing scrutiny of asylum seeker management. votes
  • Voted very strongly against government administered paid parental leave. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing trade unions' powers in the workplace. votes
  • Voted very strongly for the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against implementing refugee and protection conventions. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing competition in bulk wheat export. votes
  • Voted very strongly for recognising local government in the Constitution. votes
  • Voted moderately against temporary protection visas. votes
  • Voted very strongly against voluntary student union fees. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing or removing the debt limit. votes
  • Voted strongly for a minerals resource rent tax . votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing protection of Australia's fresh water. votes
  • Voted moderately against regional processing of asylum seekers. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing marine conservation. votes
  • Voted very strongly against unconventional gas mining. votes
  • Voted very strongly for restricting foreign ownership. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing investment in renewable energy. votes
  • Voted very strongly against privatising government assets. votes
  • Voted very strongly for stem cell research. votes
  • Voted very strongly against more scrutiny of intelligence services & police. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing Aboriginal land rights. votes
  • Voted strongly for increasing funding for university education. votes
  • Voted moderately for decreasing the private health insurance rebate. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing the price of subsidised medicine. votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against increasing the age pension. votes
  • Voted very strongly for extending government benefits to same-sex couples. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing availability of abortion drugs. votes
  • Voted very strongly against live animal exports. votes
  • Voted very strongly for carbon farming. votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing availability of welfare payments. votes
  • Voted very strongly for re-approving/ re-registering agvet chemicals. votes
  • Voted very strongly against the Intervention in the Northern Territory. votes
  • Voted very strongly against an emissions reduction fund. votes
  • Voted very strongly against increasing funding for road infrastructure. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing restrictions on gambling. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing fishing restrictions. votes
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging Australian-based industry. votes
  • Voted moderately for increasing consumer protections. votes
  • Voted very strongly for increasing public access to government data. votes
  • Voted very strongly for an NBN (using fibre to the premises). votes
  • Voted strongly against decreasing ABC and SBS funding. votes

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Bills: Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015; Second Reading (20 Aug 2015)

“I want to thank the member for Moreton for allowing me to stand up at this particular time. I acknowledge you, Deputy Speaker Broadbent, and those who have spoken in this debate, because the Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2015 Budget Measures) Bill 2015 is an important piece of legislation. As a former minister for veterans' affairs I know only too well how important this...”

Bills: Australian Defence Force Superannuation Bill 2015, Australian Defence Force Cover Bill 2015, Defence Legislation Amendment (Superannuation and ADF Cover) Bill 2015; Second Reading (19 Aug 2015)

“I thank the parliamentary secretary for his kind words and for his contribution to this debate on the Australian Defence Force Superannuation Bill 2015 and two related bills. I will deal in the first instance with the ADFP Program which he referred to. It was the former member for Wannon and I who thought this idea up, and I have to say that his advocacy was very important. To get the program...”

Private Members' Business: Indigenous Marathon Project (17 Aug 2015)

“Madam Deputy Speaker, if you need a ticket for that special event, which has been sold out, just go see the member for Newcastle! I am sure there is a way in! It gives me great pleasure to be able to speak in this debate. I, too, thank the member for Fraser, who himself is an avid runner and has no doubt had some tutoring from the great Rob de Castella. When Rob first came to me with this...”

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  • Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — below average amongst Representatives.
  • People have made 11 comments on this Representative's speeches — well above average amongst Representatives.
  • This Representative's speeches are understandable to an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 358 times in debates — above average amongst Representatives. (Why is this here?)